The Business Advisory Center together with the Department of Agriculture of Prestea Huni Valley Municipal Assembly organized a two-week program dubbed Agribusiness fair 2022 for farmers and business owners within the Municipality who have added value to their farm products, it was held at the Bogoso town park on 12th and 13th May 2022 under the theme “Creating Agribusiness opportunities for Job and employment”. Many people from the Municipality and across the boundaries of the Municipal came to showcase their products to the public.
Addressing the media Hon. Dr. Isaac Dasmani (Municipal Chief Executives for Prestea Huni –Valley Municipal Assembly) stressed that when attention is shifted to agriculture it will help reduce unemployment in the Municipality and Ghana at large hence the need to organize the fair.
Hon Isaac Dasmani (PhD) assured them that plans are in place to help Prof metal works (an exhibitor at the fair who could turn into new products) with a business plan to help him solicit for sponsors to expand his business. He also added that the program will not be a one-day wonder as it will be a yearly program.
Speaking at the event Municipal director of Agric Mr. Albert Bonney added that this is the first of its kind in the municipality. He thanked exhibitors for coming to showcase their products to the public, and he assured them that this will helped them to create an enabling environment for potential customers and investors. He assured them that there are plans in place to help them with their products hence paving way for future export.
Speaking at the gathering Prestea fire service took the exhibitors through the ways with which they can control fire at their workplaces and how to prevent it. He further said that in quenching out fire one should not stand in the direction of the wind to prevent disaster.
Officials from the Food and Drugs Authority and the Ghana Standard Board also took the exhibitors through the procedure through which they can gain approval for their products.